British Cultural Identities

British Cultural Identities


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British Cultural Identities by Taylor and Francis

A clear introduction to British culture and 'identity', giving readers an insider's view on the way British people perceive themselves, and are positioned by their culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415278614
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/02/2002
Edition description: REV
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Mike Storry was Senior Lecturer in English at Liverpool John Moores University and is now a freelance writer. He co-edited the Encyclopaedia of Contemporary British Culture (Routledge, 1999) with Peter Childs.

Peter Childs is Professor of English at Newman University Birmingham and author of many books on twentieth-century culture and literature, including Modernism (third edition, Routledge, 2016).

Table of Contents

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List of contributors

Introduction: the ghost of Britain past

Mike Storry and Peter Childs

1 Places and peoples: region and nation

Peter Childs

2 Education, work and leisure

Mike Storry

3 Gender, sex, and the family

Roberta Garrett

4 Youth culture and style

Jo Croft

5 Class and politics

Frank McDonough

6 Ethnicity and language

Gerry Smyth

7 Religion

Edmund Cusick and Mike Storry

8 Heritage

Edmund Cusick and Mike Storry

Conclusion: Britain towards the future

Peter Childs



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